Augusta National funds HBCU scholarship

As part of celebrating next year’s 45th anniversary of Lee Elder becoming the first black golfer to play the Masters, Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley recently announced that the club will fund the creation of a women’s golf program at Paine College, a...

Braves help fund Macon youth sports complex

Last week Macon RBI cut the ribbon on a new $1.6 million baseball facility in Macon that will host an array of sports for local children year round.  The Atlanta Braves, United Way of Central Georgia, and the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation were among the groups who chipped...

GHS memorializes Hart County Training School

The Georgia Historical Society recently memorialized the dedication of a new Georgia Civil Rights Trail historical marker for Hart County Training School in Hartwell, Georgia with a virtual dedication and a small private ceremony.  HTCS was established in 1924 for the...

Golden Isles alters Veterans Day plans

2020 isn’t an ordinary year, and next Wednesday’s Veterans Day won’t be a typical one, but the Veterans Council of the Golden Isles is making sure that vets will still be honored.  While the annual Veterans Day Parade on St. Simons is cancelled this...

Bartow Airport has Big Impact

The Georgia Department of Transportation recently released its 2020 Georgia Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study, which quantifies the economic impact of each of the state’s 103 publicly-owned, public-use airports.  It contains some eye-popping numbers...

Spaceport Camden debate rages on

Currently Spaceport Camden remains under environmental review and permitting by the Federal Aviation Administration, with an estimated completion date (pushed back by COVID) of March, 2021.  As we wait for that review to wrap up, critics and supporters of the Camden...

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